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A00077 Summary:

Amd 4174, Pub Health L
Authorizes the commissioner of health to issue copies and transcripts of death certificates, which do not include the cause of death or medical certifications, for genealogical and research purposes.
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A00077 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CAHILL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SCHIM-
          MINGER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  issuance  of  a
          record of death for genealogical or research purposes

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4174 of the public health  law  is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph (a-1) to read as follows:
     3    (a-1)  upon  request,  issue  to  any  applicant,  for genealogical or
     4  research purposes, a copy or transcript  of  the  record  of  any  death
     5  registered under the provisions of this chapter, which shall not include
     6  therein the cause of death of the decedent nor the medical certificate;
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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